Novel SMS Strategy May Help Increase Stimulant Adherence in Adults with ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2021-01-21

Although evidence demonstrates that stimulants offer protective effects for adults with ADHD, there is nonetheless an issue with non-adherence among the patient population. It is estimated that up to 87% of these patients fail to adhere to stimulant treatment...A team led by Ronna Fried, EdD, Director of Paradigm Development, Massachusetts General Hospital, demonstrated that a text messaging-based (SMS) intervention system significantly improved patient adherence to stimulant treatments.